a look at

Rubens Artworks

who was peter paul rubens?

In addition to being a prolific artist, Rubens was a diplomat and a well-read humanist scholar, which led to him being knighted by Philip IV of Spain and Charles I of England.

voluptuous female nudes

Rubens became very well-known for the way he depicted women in his paintings, as he mainly chose to paint soft-bodied and curvaceous women.


Through his manipulation of the human form, Rubens was able to create captivating paintings that were filled with vigor and action.

TOP rubens paintings


Equestrian Portrait of the Duke of Lerma (1603)


Honeysuckle Bower (1609)


The Raising of the Cross (1610 – 1611)


Massacre of the Innocents (1611 – 1612)


The Hippopotamus Hunt (1615 – 1616)


The Head of Medusa (c. 1617 – 1618)


The Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus (c. 1618)


Prometheus Bound (1618)


Marie de’ Medici cycle (1622 – 1624)


The Adoration of the Magi (1624)


Venus and Adonis (1635 – 1638)


The Three Graces (1639)